Entries Tagged as 'Featured Audio Giveaways'

Featured Audio Giveaway—December 2017—A Lady in Shadows

December 1st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Featured Audio Giveaways

Read by Nicola Barber New York Times bestselling author Lene Kaaberbøl returns with her beloved protagonist Madeleine Karno—an ambitious young woman who shatters the confines of nineteenth-century France as she struggles to become the first female forensic pathologist and hunt down what appears to be a Jack the Ripper copycat. Read the full description. “Madeleine’s inquisitive mind […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway—November 2017—Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance

November 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

  Read by Peter Berkrot, Cassandra Campbell, Danny Campbell, and Piper Goodeve Orphaned, raised by wolves, and the proud owner of a horned pig named Merlin, Weylyn Grey knew he wasn’t like other people. But when he single-handedly stopped that tornado on a stormy Christmas day in Oklahoma, he realized just how different he actually was. […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – October 2017 — Her Body and Other Parties

October 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Shortlisted for the National Book Award Fiction Earthy and otherworldly, antic and sexy, queer and caustic, comic and deadly serious, Her Body and Other Parties swings from horrific violence to the most exquisite sentiment. In their explosive originality, these stories enlarge the possibilities of contemporary fiction. Read the full description. “Those of us who knew […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – September 2017 — A Sick Life

September 5th, 2017 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “the most effervescent and soulful girl group anyone has seen since the Supremes,” five-time Grammy Award winning supergroup TLC has seen phenomenal fame and success. But backstage, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins has lived a dual life. Read the full description. Watkins is the lead singer of the bestselling female group TLC, […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – August 2017 — The Lauras

August 1st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Featured Audio Giveaways

From the exceptionally gifted, Baileys Prize–nominated author Sara Taylor comes a dazzling new novel about youth, identity, and family secrets. Read the full description. “Elegiac and beautifully observed. . . . It is such acute observations of her imaginary world that saw Taylor’s debut novel, The Shore, long listed for the Bailey’s prize, and it […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – July 2017 — Knots: Stories

July 6th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Featured Audio Giveaways

“Every story [is] a formal surprise, smart and droll.” —Lydia Davis, The Times Literary Supplement  Cleverly balancing the sensuous, the surreal, and the comical, Øyehaug achieves a playful familiarity with the absurd that never overreaches the needs of her stories. Full of characters who can’t help tying knots in themselves and each other, these tales […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – June 2017 — Stephen Florida

June 5th, 2017 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

“I’m pinned to the mat by this one.” —The Quivering Pen Foxcatcher meets The Art of Fielding, Stephen Florida follows a college wrestler in his senior season, when every practice, every match, is a step closer to greatness and a step further from sanity. Read the full description. “Finely rendered, dark, and funny . . […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – May 2017 — The Radium Girls

May 1st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Featured Audio Giveaways

Ordinary women in 1920s America. All they wanted was the chance to shine . . . Be careful what you wish for. 1917. As a war raged across the world, young American women flocked to work, paintingwatches, clocks and military dials with a special luminous substance made from radium. It was a fun job, lucrative […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – April 2017 — Sympathy

April 3rd, 2017 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

In its heady evocation of everything from Haruki Murakami to Patricia Highsmith to Edith Wharton, Sympathy is utterly original—a thrilling tale of obsession, doubling, blood ties, and our tormented efforts to connect in the digital age. Read the full description. “The reason to read this novel, aside from the au courant topic, is the luscious, absorbing […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – March 2017 — The Whole Art of Detection

March 7th, 2017 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Lyndsay Faye’s best Sherlock Holmes tales, including two new works, are brought together in The Whole Art of Detection, a stunning collection that spans Holmes’s career, from self-taught young upstart to publicly lauded detective, both before and after his faked death over a Swiss waterfall in 1894. Read the full description. “There are mysteries here and […]

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